Swimming is a water sports in which either an individual or a team maneuvers themselves through water using their hands, and legs. These sports take place in a pool or open water. Competitive Swimming is one of the most popular events in the Olympics. There are several categories and distances that are covered. Some of the categories are butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley.
A swimming coach usually works in the evenings and weekends, especially during competitions. One will usually work long hours if you are coaching the swimmers of high level. Swimming coaches often need to travel to competitions and may need to spend time away from home. One will get to work in schools, health centres, private health clubs and swimming clubs.
Nisha Millet was born on 20 March 1982 is a swimmer who hails from Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is the recipient of the Arjuna Award. Nisha was the only woman in the Sydney Olympics 2000 swim team for India. Nisha holds the national record and the title of best Indian performer in the 200m and 400m freestyle for 15 years, upto 2015. She is also credited with the distinction of being the first Indian swimmer to break the one minute barrier in the 100m freestyle.
Virdhawal Vikram Khade who was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is an Indian swimmer. He competed in the men's 50 m, 100 m and 200 m Freestyle swimming events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and also he set an Indian national record in 100 m Freestyle while winning, but failed to qualify for the semifinals in his events. He created history on 16 November 2010 when he won a medal after 24 years for India in swimming in the 50m butterfly category at the 2010 Asian games.